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Spain is back on the no-go list, what are your rights if you’ve booked a holiday and where else can you go?

  Wow, even those who work in the travel industry were shocked at the government’s decision to suddenly announce last night that mainland Spain was back on its no-go list – on the same...

TUI offers free holiday changes – but don’t rush to book

TUI’s offer to switch holidays free of charge might not be the safety net it seems TUI will allow new customers to make one free change to their holiday booking – including the destination,...

Marella Cruises announces further cancellations, only one ship will sail this summer

Marella Cruises has extended its cancellations of all cruises until 30 September due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Foreign Office has recently advised people not to take any ocean-going cruises. Marella says that...

More cruises cancelled as UK government advises against ALL ocean voyages

Princess Cruises has cancelled selected cruises up to 15 December in Africa, the Caribbean, the Californian Coast, Hawaii, Mexico, Panana Canal, South America and Antarctica, Japan, Tahiti and the South Pacific.   Operations out...

UK-based Cruise & Maritime Voyages collapses, all bookings are cancelled

UK cruise line Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has collapsed, leading to the cancellation of all future cruises. The Essex-based company called in administrators Duff & Phelps on Monday afternoon after failing to secure...

Government reassures holidaymakers over cancelled packages

Finally, after months of indecision, the government has confirmed that it will protect refund credit notes (RCN) issued by travel companies for cancelled holidays.   This means that if accept a credit note and...

Saga confirms launch date of its new luxury ship Spirit of Adventure

  Saga Cruises has confirmed that the first ever voyage on its new ship Spirit of Adventure will leave the UK on 5 November. It will offer a round-trip cruise from Southampton to the...

What will holidays be like this summer?

  It’s official, the government has announced that we’ll be able to go on holiday to some destinations from early July without having to quarantine when we return home. A list of countries with...

World’s largest square-rigged sailing ship to cruise from UK

The world’s biggest square-rigged ship, Golden Horizon, will sail from the Britain for the first time next year. Carrying 272 passengers and 159 crew, the ship will offer seven voyages from Harwich in East...

Confirmed! We WILL be allowed on holiday this summer

The government has tonight confirmed that Britons will be able to travel to certain countries deemed to be at ‘low risk’ of coronavirus from early next month without the need to quarantine when they...

Britons will be allowed to travel to Dubai from July 7

  Dubai, which is literally one of the hottest holiday destinations in the world, will reopen its borders on July 7. Tourists will be able to travel to the city without quarantine, but you...

Marella cancels even more cruises

Marella Cruises has cancelled all voyages up to August 27 and all departures on Marella Discovery up to October 31. Also, the 90s v 00s Electric Sunsets cruise on Marella Explorer 2 from Newcastle...

Qantas won’t relaunch flights to the UK this summer as Australia keeps tourists out

Qantas has cancelled almost all its international flights, including those to and from the UK, until the winter. It will only offer flights to New Zealand for the rest of the summer. A spokesman...

Updated: Where you can go on holiday right now

Updated: June 16 One by one, countries are re-opening their borders and it’s looking possible that we might, possibly, be able to squeeze in a holiday this summer. Maybe. The Foreign Office is still...

Can we go to Spain – or not?

Just hours after the Spanish government announced Brits would be welcomed back to Spain on Sunday, the its Foreign Minister said we might have to go into quarantine when we arrive. Arancha Gonzalez Laya...

Cruise to the wilderness straight from Dover

Year-round cruises to Germany, Scandinavia, including the Norwegian fjords, and the remotest regions of the UK will be available from Dover for the first time from next year. Cruise line Hurtigruten will offer four...